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Tuesday 9 April 08:30-10:00 – International Coffee Morning

We warmly welcome English speakers to an international coffee morning with coffee, cakes and chat in the cafe of Helsingborg’s famous concert hall (Konserthuset). Make new friends and learn more about this wonderful facility for young and old alike in the centre of town! 

This event is hosted by the International School of Helsingborg Parent Teacher Association and Helsingborg International Connections (HIC).

All welcome!

Time: 08:30 – 10:00

Address: Roskildegatan 1, Helsingborg (please enter through door C – the door in the corner between the ticket office and the main entrance)

Nearest bus stop: Helsingborg Sundstorget


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Thursday 28 March 17:45 – Tea Tasting Challenge!

Want to use your English skills, meet new people and learn something new about tea? Join the after work tea challenge – no experience necessary! 

We’ll provide tea, sandwiches and friendly and a welcoming atmosphere.
 
The evening will begin with a brief introduction to tea from local tea sommelier Harriet Endean, who will explain what to look out for when tasting teas. In teams we will taste six different types of tea, make our own tasting notes and then compare what we discovered. 
 
During the evening we’ll hear some hot tips on how to brew the perfect cup of tea and hear more about teas from different cultures. We’ll round up the evening with a chance to mingle and share some of our own tea stories with each other. 
 
Harriet Endean is an independent tea sommelier and cultural anthropologist from Great Britain. 
She runs bespoke tea workshops and writes articles and tasting notes for independent companies. 
Contact Harriet via the website http://harrietcamellia.com/ on social media #harrietcamellia or by emailing harrietcamellia@gmail.com 
 
Entry: 50 SEK 

Venue: Drottninggatan 7A, 25221 Helsingborg (in the auditoriet on the 2nd floor of the kommun offices)

Programme:

17:45-18:00 Arrival
18:00-18:20 HIC intro and information from Harriet
18:20-19:20 Tea challenge – taste, experience and compare at different stations
19:30-19:40 Share and feedback
19:40-20:00 Mingle 

Please register here by 12:00 on Tuesday 26 March

Tuesday 12 March 08:30-10:00 – International Coffee Morning

We warmly welcome English speakers to an international coffee morning with coffee, cakes and chat in the cafe of Helsingborg’s famous concert hall (Konserthuset). Make new friends and learn more about this wonderful facility for young and old alike in the centre of town! 

This event is hosted by the International School of Helsingborg Parent Teacher Association and Helsingborg International Connections (HIC).

All welcome!

Time: 08:30 – 10:00

Address: Roskildegatan 1, Helsingborg (please enter through door C – the door in the corner between the ticket office and the main entrance)

Nearest bus stop: Helsingborg Sundstorget


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Sunday 3 March 13:30 – Family Bowling

We are often asked if we could put on more family events, so with that in mind, we are looking forward to a Sunday of family fun at Olympia Bowling, Helsingborg! This is the perfect activity to meet other people and socialise in a friendly, informal way, whether you have children or not. Bring your best moves!

We have booked 5 lanes on Sunday 3 March from 14:00 – 15:00. Please come at 13:30 to get your shoes and be ready to play at 14:00! You are welcome to stay and chat longer or enjoy fika after our bowling time has finished.

Food such as burgers, snacks are available. There is also fika but the main restaurant will be closed.

Please sign up for the event below and we will contact you soon with payment details. Shoe hire is paid on arrival (20 SEK per adult, 12 SEK for children).

Address: Idrottens hus, Mellersta Stenbocksgatan 10, 254 37 Helsingborg

Nearest bus stop: Helsingborg Olympia


Please register here by 18:00 on Thursday 28 February

Friday 15 February 08:30-10:00 – International Coffee Morning

We warmly welcome English speakers to an international coffee morning with coffee, cakes and chat in the cafe of Helsingborg’s famous concert hall (Konserthuset). Make new friends and learn more about this wonderful facility for young and old alike in the centre of town! 

This event is hosted by the International School of Helsingborg Parent Teacher Association and Helsingborg International Connections (HIC).

All welcome!

Time: 08:30 – 10:00

Address: Roskildegatan 1, Helsingborg (please enter through door C – the door in the corner between the ticket office and the main entrance)

Nearest bus stop: Helsingborg Sundstorget


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Tuesday 29 January 09:00-12:00 – HIC at THINK Open Space

Welcome to the first drop-in session of 2019 at THINK Open Space! 

Please feel free to drop by and say “hello” or come and ask any questions you have about life in Helsingborg. No question is too big or too small!

You can find us in the centre of town at Drottninggatan 7A, in the window office on the ground floor. On the last Tuesday of each month, you’ll find us at THINK Open Space.

More info on dates at THINK Open Space in this Facebook event

Thursday 24 January 17:30 – Inspiration Evening!

Let us inspire you!

Three great speakers, lots of ideas, inspiration and activities to get you going in 2019 – you won’t want to miss this energising event! A warm welcome to our guest speakers*:

 

Veronika Nesverova – PhD student, blogger, entrepreneur

Veronika is a Ph.D. student in biochemistry at Lund University who is never satisfied with doing just one thing. On the side of her research she has opened and closed one company, founded an NGO in Lund organizing regular PechaKucha Nights, rented part of a field and started growing her own vegetables and put various challenges on herself. Right now she is testing life without sugar. She will talk about why everybody needs a side project.

Christian Altenius of Citypolarna 

Citypolarna.se is a Swedish social activity website where you meet new friends at all kinds of activities. The concept is simple: invite people to join you for a “fika”, play some “innebandy” och get out there in the woods for some serious hiking at the “Skåneleden” 🙂 Perfect if you are new to a city – and if you want to practise your Swedish as most of the users are Swedes! With more than 200 000 visits at the activities IRL since 2006, Citypolarna has become Sweden’s most popular website for social activities. Welcome to “log out and join in” at one of the 250 activities / month! 
 

Zenia Nielsen – Global Speaker, Author & Thriving Entrepreneur

Zenia Nielsen has a clear and definite burning desire to create opportunities and platforms where people get to identify their inner strength & powers, their genuine potential & calling, their true passion, and transform it into physical, mental and economic richness.

“I believe that deep down in our core, we all are driven by unconditional love and we are all here to thrive, not to “fight and survive”. And my mission is to deconstruct life as it is, demolishing all of our fears and low frequency feelings, to unfold what really matters.”

We hope you can join us!

*Due to scheduling conflicts, there has been a slight change in our guest speakers – thanks, Zenia, for stepping in!

Address: Drottninggatan 7A, 25221 Helsingborg (in the auditoriet on the 2nd floor of the kommun offices)

Programme:

17:30-18:00 Arrival & refreshments
18:00-18:45 Guest speakers
18:45-19:00 Break
19:00-19:30 Guest speaker & wrap-up
19:30-20:00 Mingle & refreshments

Sign up for this event here by 12:00 on Wednesday 23 January 

Friday 11 January 08:30 – International Coffee Morning

We warmly welcome English speakers to an international coffee morning with coffee, cakes and chat in the cafe of Helsingborg’s famous concert hall (Konserthuset). Make new friends and learn more about this wonderful facility for young and old alike in the centre of town! 

This event is hosted by the International School of Helsingborg Parent Teacher Association and Helsingborg International Connections (HIC).

All welcome!

Time: 08:30 – 10:00

Address: Roskildegatan 1, Helsingborg (please enter through door C – the door in the corner between the ticket office and the main entrance)

Nearest bus stop: Helsingborg Sundstorget


Facebook event info 

Tuesday 8 January 09:00-12:00 – First Drop-in Session of 2019

Our first drop-in session of 2019 will be on Tuesday 8th January and we look forward to meeting you then! Please feel free to drop by and say “hello” or come with your questions about life in Helsingborg.

No question is too big or too small!

You can find us in the centre of town at Drottninggatan 7A, in the window office on the ground floor. On the last Tuesday of each month, you’ll find us at THINK Open Space.

More info on Drottninggatan session dates and times in this Facebook event

Friday 14 December 19:00 – HIC Pub Night & Seasonal Mingle!

By popular demand, we’ve added another Pub Night to this year’s schedule! You are very welcome to a relaxed Friday night at the pub to celebrate the season with us at The Bishops Arms Mollberg. 

HIC Pub Nights are casual, enjoyable evenings where you can get chatting with people from all over the world and make lots of unexpected friends and connections! 30 people attended the last pub night, from countries including France, Italy, Spain, USA, UK, Ukraine, Brazil, Venezuela, Germany, Pakistan, Syria, India, Norway, Bosnia, Macedonia, Iceland and of course Sweden! We have had so many great outcomes from these Friday nights out, so please save the date – all welcome!

Please sign up using the Eventbrite ticket link so that we know how many to expect – looking forward to seeing you there!

Venue: The Bishops Arms Mollberg, Södra Storgatan 2, 252 33 Helsingborg


Sign up here by 12:00 on Friday 14 December